Xiaomi Launches A New Black Shark Gamepad

Xiaomi’s Black Shark Gamepad caters to those who are serious about gaming on the go. The company today unveiled a new iteration of its gamepad which brings some improvements over the original. The new Black Shark Gamepad 2.0 is now available for purchase and it can be picked up for a 20 percent discount if purchased in a bundle with Xiaomi’s Black Shark gaming phone.

5G Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 To Feature Snapdragon 855

Xiaomi launched the Mi Mix 3 handset a couple of months ago and the one that’s available right now doesn’t have 5G support. However, with 5G networks due to go live in a few months, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has confirmed that it will be releasing a 5G variant of the Mi Mix 3. This variant will be powered by the recently announced Snapdragon 855 mobile platform from Qualcomm.

Xiaomi Developing Smartphone With A 48 Megapixel Camera

With Sony showing off a 48 megapixel smartphone camera sensor earlier this year, it seems that the megapixel race is once again underway for mobile devices. Huawei’s latest Mate 20 and P20 Pro top out at 40 megapixels. Its local rival Xiaomi is looking to kick things up a notch with a smartphone that has a 48 megapixel rear camera.

Blind Smartphone Camera Test Yields Very Surprising Results

When you think of smartphone cameras that are supposed to be good, you might think of brands such as Apple, Samsung, Huawei, and more recently even Google is giving these companies a run for their money. This means that in theory in a blind test, it should be pretty clear who the winners are, right?


Xiaomi & IKEA Partner Up For More Smart Home Devices

For those living outside of Asia, you might be familiar with Xiaomi more as a phone brand, but the company does sell quite a lot of non-mobile devices. In fact the company actually has quite a few internet of things devices, like smart bulbs and the likes. Now it looks like the company is hoping to expand its portfolio by announcing a partnership with IKEA.

Xiaomi Opens 500 Mi Stores Simultaneously To Clinch Guinness Record

Xiaomi’s initial growth was fueled by its aggressive online sales strategy but the company has now been focusing on growing its retail presence. It has already opened physical stores in key markets and continues to open more to expand its retail footprint. Xiaomi revealed that it simultaneously opened 500+ Mi Stores across India and clinched a Guinness World Record in the process.

Xiaomi Takes Control Of Meitu To Sell More Selfie-Focused Phones

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meitu has announced a new strategic partnership with Xiaomi. The latter will now license Meitu’s brand, technologies, and hardware for new smartphones. What this simply means is that new Meitu smartphones will be made by Xiaomi while the company will limit its work to algorithms and technologies that improve imaging quality. Meitu is best known for its selfie app and phones.

Xiaomi Selling A $2,000 Laser Projector At Walmart

Xiaomi doesn’t offer a lot of products in the United States. Its smartphones have yet to make an appearance Stateside but some of its other devices are available. The list includes its 150 inch laser projector that costs $1999.99. It’s available for purchase in the U.S. exclusively from Walmart.

Xiaomi Expands International Presence With Mi 8 Pro UK Launch

Xiaomi has largely focused on markets in Asia. The company’s strategy of aggressively pricing its devices has paid dividends as it has been one of the fastest growing smartphone vendors on the planet. Xiaomi is now focusing on expanding its international presence and it has taken a big step today by launching in the United Kingdom. The Mi 8 Pro is its first flagship device for the UK.

Xiaomi To Show Off Devices At Its December 8th New York Event

Xiaomi is one of the fastest growing smartphone vendors on the planet and what makes its achievement more impressive is that the company has been able to achieve this position without officially launching its devices in the United States. It certainly has plans to expand into the country but will be taking its time in doing so. Xiaomi has announced a taster event which will take place in New York […]

AirDots Are Xiaomi’s $30 Truly Wireless Earbuds

Xiaomi makes a wide variety of devices that are generally priced very competitively against existing products in the market. It has stuck to this strategy for the AirDots as well. They’re a pair of new truly wireless earbuds from the company that cost under $30. The Mi AirDots Youth Edition will go on sale starting November 11th.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Review: Hands-On

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 was recently announced in Beijing and was initially geared towards the Premium market. At publishing time, the Mi Mix 3 was priced at ~$475 USD for the base model. We covered the Mi Mix 3 launch event earlier, and now it’s time for the review based on our hands-on experience. We will finalize it when the retail unit arrives at the office.

Xiaomi’s Pocophone Will Be Eligible For Android Q Update

When it comes to Android updates, it can sometimes be a bit of a mixed bag where there are some manufacturers who are always on time with their releases, while there are some who take longer and might not necessarily guarantee updates for all their devices, but as far as the Xiaomi Pocophone is concerned, Xiaomi is promising that it will receive the Android Q update.

Xiaomi To Officially Enter The UK And Irish Markets

While Xiaomi might not necessarily be a brand or company that people in the west are familiar with, over in Asia the company is huge thanks to the wide variety of affordable smartphones that they’ve created. However it looks like Xiaomi will officially be expanding to the west as they have announced plans to officially enter the UK and Irish markets this November.